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Brad Boyes of the Islanders collides with Taylor

Brad Boyes of the Islanders collides with Taylor Pyatt of Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013) Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Marian Gaborik scored the winning goal 42 seconds into overtime as the Rangers defeated the Islanders, 2-1, Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.

Rick Nash of the New York Rangers celebrates
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Rick Nash of the New York Rangers celebrates his goal against the Islanders in the third period. (March 7, 2013)

From left, Rangers' Ryan Callahan, Marian Gaborik and
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From left, Rangers' Ryan Callahan, Marian Gaborik and Rick Nash celebrate their overtime win over the Islanders. (March 7, 2013)

Rangers' Ryan Callahan leaps to clear space for
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Rangers' Ryan Callahan leaps to clear space for the puck shot by Marian Gaborik, who scored in overtime on goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders. (March 7, 2013)

The Rangers celebrate their overtime win as Michael
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

The Rangers celebrate their overtime win as Michael Grabner of the Islanders skates off. (March 7, 2013)

Anton Stralman of the Rangers and Matt Moulson
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Anton Stralman of the Rangers and Matt Moulson of the Islanders battle for possession in the third period. (March 7, 2013)

Michael Del Zotto of the Rangers collides with
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Michael Del Zotto of the Rangers collides with Michael Grabner of the Islanders. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan Callahan of the Rangers and goalie Evgeni
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Ryan Callahan of the Rangers and goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders react as the Rangers win in overtime. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan Callahan leaps in front of the goal
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Ryan Callahan leaps in front of the goal as Marian Gaborik of the Rangers scores in overtime on goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders. (March 7, 2013)

Micheal Haley battles for the puck with Winnipeg
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Micheal Haley battles for the puck with Winnipeg Jets' Mark Flood in the first period. (April 5, 2012)

Marty Reasoner of the Islanders and Derek Stepan
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Marty Reasoner of the Islanders and Derek Stepan of the Rangers follow the puck after their face-off in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders controls the puck
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Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders controls the puck behind the net against the Rangers in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan Callahan of the Rangers passes the puck
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Ryan Callahan of the Rangers passes the puck defended by Frans Nielsen of the Islanders in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan Callahan of the Rangers chases the puck
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Ryan Callahan of the Rangers chases the puck against the Islanders in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Frans Nielsen of the Islanders defends the puck
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Frans Nielsen of the Islanders defends the puck ahead of Ryan Callahan of the Rangers in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a
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Goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a glove save against a shot by the Rangers in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Stu Bickel of the Rangers mixes it up
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Stu Bickel of the Rangers mixes it up with Joe Finley of the Islanders in the second period. (March 7, 2013)

Michael Grabner of the Islanders skates against the
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Michael Grabner of the Islanders skates against the Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers turns to
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Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers turns to see the puck in the goal after Michael Grabner of the Islanders scored in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers defends the puck
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Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers defends the puck against John Tavares of the Islanders in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

The Islanders celebrate Michael Grabner's goal against the
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The Islanders celebrate Michael Grabner's goal against the Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Michael Grabner of the Islanders is congratulated by
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Michael Grabner of the Islanders is congratulated by teammates after his goal against the Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck against the Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Brad Boyes of the Islanders collides with Taylor
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Brad Boyes of the Islanders collides with Taylor Pyatt of Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Steve Eminger of the Rangers controls the puck
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Steve Eminger of the Rangers controls the puck behind the net against the Islanders in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders is defended by
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

John Tavares of the Islanders is defended by Ryan McDonagh of the Rangers in the first period. (March 7, 2013)

Ryan Callahan of the Rangers warms up on
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Ryan Callahan of the Rangers warms up on the ice before action against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 7, 2013)

Goalie Martin Biron of the Rangers warms up
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Goalie Martin Biron of the Rangers warms up before action against the Islanders in an NHL game at Nassau Coliseum. (March 7, 2013)

Brian Boyle of the Rangers warms up on
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Brian Boyle of the Rangers warms up on the ice before action against the Islanders in an NHL game at Nassau Coliseum. (March 7, 2013)

Rick Nash of the Rangers warms up on
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Rick Nash of the Rangers warms up on the ice before action against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 7, 2013)

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers catches a
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Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers catches a puck during warmup before action against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 7, 2013)

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